In a Real-Life Setting, Direct-Acting Antivirals to People Who Inject Drugs with Chronic Hepatitis C in Turkey


Yildirim F. S., User U., Sari N. D., KURTARAN B., Onlen Y., Senates E., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.33, no.11, pp.971-978, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjg.2022.21834
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.971-978
  • Keywords: Drug therapy, drug users, hepatitis C virus, OPIOID AGONIST TREATMENT, VIRUS-INFECTION, GENOTYPE DISTRIBUTION, NATURAL-HISTORY, HCV, USERS, COINFECTION, HIV, THERAPY, SEROPREVALENCE
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: People who inject drugs (PWID) should be treated in order to eliminate hepatitis C virus in the world. The aim of this study was to compare direct-acting antivirals treatment of hepatitis C virus for PWID and non-PWID in a real-life setting.